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East Campus Development has begun

University of West Florida Business Enterprises, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, April 4 in celebration of the start of construction on the east campus development project. The development will include retail and restaurant spaces. UWF BEI works to create and maintain private-public partnerships meant to improve the community as a whole. For this […]

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SGA candidates sit down for a Q & A

Tyler Placeres for President Senior Tyler Placeres is a communication arts major who has been a member of Student Government Association for a year. He said he chose his major because it leads to a broad spectrum for the job market. He goes on to add that he believes communication opens up any door and […]

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Gulf Breeze Mayor addresses UWF students

The University of West Florida was treated to a special guest on March 20, when Gulf Breeze Mayor Beverly Zimmern was the featured speaker at the Inclusion Series Spotlight. Students and faculty members gathered in the UWF field house to listen to the mayor speak about the history of Gulf Breeze and her experiences as […]

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East campus redevelopment could begin this semester

As the University of West Florida’s Business Enterprises, Inc. pushes plans forward to increase business activity on campus, UWF’s east entrance will soon be home to several new businesses and restaurants. The east entrance, which is located at the intersection of Highway 90 and Campus Drive, is intended to be the new home of restaurants […]

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Bense addresses BoG metrics in town hall meeting

On Jan. 16, 2014, the Board of Governors proposed a performance-based funding model in which universities will be evaluated and rewarded accordingly based on the rating system applied. Ten metrics were identified as the scale chosen to rate a university’s performance. As it stands, the current proposal favors larger institutions. University of West Florida President […]

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UWF handball wins championship titles

The University of West Florida’s Handball Sport Club won three individual titles at the United States Handball Association (USHA) Collegiate Championships which were held Feb. 19-23 in Raleigh, NC. The team challenged 260 players from all over the United States, Canada, Ireland, and England. UWF’s Michael Mathis, Jared Iserman, and Autumn Duyn were each recognized for […]

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Parking garage nowhere in sight for UWF students

With the University of West Florida slated to miss out on a portion of $40 million in performance-based funding during the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year, administrators are still uncertain of the impact students may face when it comes to tuition fees. One thing guaranteed to increase in cost, however, is the price of parking on […]

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UWF needs $321 million for renovations

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, students donned hard hats to express the University of West Florida’s need for building renovations. The Student Government Association hosted a “Hard Hats for Higher Education” rally in the University Commons to demonstrate why the laboratory sciences buildings are in need of an upgrade. This upgrade will consist of an annex, […]

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Alpha Gam strikes out diabetes with charity softball tournament

Look out, diabetes. Alpha Gamma Delta means business. The sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta Theta Lambda Chapter hosted their fourth annual softball tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22. The tournament was held to increase awareness of diabetes and raise money for their philanthropy, which donates to the American Diabetes Association. The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation raises […]

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Gore fails Bar, terminated as university counsel

The University of West Florida terminated Lee Gore from the position of general counsel on Oct. 31 for failing to meet contractual stipulations. Gore was hired by UWF in October 2011 after serving as the as university counsel at the University of Southern Mississippi. Although Gore was an active member of the Mississippi Bar at […]

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